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Warning: This documentation is for a pre-release version of pgAdmin 4
Use the Schema dialog to define a schema. A schema is the organizational
workhorse of a database, similar to directories or namespaces. To create a
schema, you must be a database superuser or have the CREATE privilege.
The Schema dialog organizes the development of schema through the following
dialog tabs: General and Security. The SQL tab displays the SQL code
generated by dialog selections.
Use the fields on the General tab to identify the schema.
Click the Security tab to continue.
Use the Security tab to assign privileges and security labels for the schema.
Click the Add icon (+) to assign a set of privileges in the Privileges
Click the Add icon (+) to assign additional sets of privileges; to discard a
privilege, click the trash icon to the left of the row and confirm deletion in
the Delete Row popup.
Click the Add icon (+) to assign a security label in the Security Labels
Click the Add icon (+) to assign additional security labels; to discard a
security label, click the trash icon to the left of the row and confirm deletion
in the Delete Row popup.
Click the Default Privileges tab to continue.
Use the Default Privileges tab to grant privileges for tables, sequences,
functions and types. Use the tabs nested inside the Default Privileges tab to
specify the database object and click the Add icon (+) to assign a set of
Click the SQL tab to continue.
Your entries in the Schema dialog generate a SQL command (see an example
below). Use the SQL tab for review; revisit or switch tabs to make any
changes to the SQL command.
The following is an example of the sql command generated by selections made in
the Schema dialog:
The example creates a schema named hr; the command grants USAGE privileges to
public and assigns the ability to grant privileges to alice.